The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 53 45 36
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Contract jobs citing HTTP 3 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.61% 1.46% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.61% 5.88% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
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£250 £308 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.69% -1.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £352 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.77% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.64 £65.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-48.24% +147.61%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
83 119 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.80% 24.84% 12.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 50 19
Average daily rate £275 £325 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +27.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £153 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £405 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 36 11
Average hourly rate £20.50 £25.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% -19.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +2.12%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HTTP across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HTTP across the Cambridge region.

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

HTTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HTTP across the Cambridge region.

HTTP Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing HTTP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HTTP.

1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 5 (62.50%) RESTful
3 4 (50.00%) Java EE
3 4 (50.00%) Servlets
3 4 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle
4 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) Retail
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (37.50%) C
4 3 (37.50%) C++
5 2 (25.00%) SOAP
5 2 (25.00%) MySQL
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (25.00%) Middleware
5 2 (25.00%) Apache
5 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (25.00%) Python
5 2 (25.00%) Lucene
5 2 (25.00%) Spring
5 2 (25.00%) Bioinformatics
5 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Biology

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing HTTP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HTTP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Apache
1 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (25.00%) Apache Solr
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) DVB
2 1 (12.50%) IGMP
2 1 (12.50%) RTSP
2 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Grunt
1 1 (12.50%) Bower
1 1 (12.50%) gulp
General
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (12.50%) UI Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Development Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
1 5 (62.50%) RESTful
2 4 (50.00%) Java EE
2 4 (50.00%) Servlets
2 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) Middleware
3 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (25.00%) Lucene
3 2 (25.00%) Spring
3 2 (25.00%) SOAP
3 2 (25.00%) Spring Security
3 2 (25.00%) Apache Wicket
3 2 (25.00%) OAuth
3 2 (25.00%) OAuth2
4 1 (12.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Biology
1 2 (25.00%) Life Science
2 1 (12.50%) MPEG
2 1 (12.50%) DTV
2 1 (12.50%) Device Driver
2 1 (12.50%) Streaming Video
2 1 (12.50%) STB
2 1 (12.50%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Bioinformatics
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Kanban
4 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
4 1 (12.50%) Dependency Management
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) C
3 3 (37.50%) C++
4 2 (25.00%) Python
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Terracotta